Letter from Principal

Dear Parents:


The beginning of the school year is rapidly approaching! This letter is to provide you with important information that will assist in preparing for the new school year.


Student Start Date:                                  Monday, August 30, 2020

School Day:                                             8:30am-3:30pm

Homeroom Period:                                   8:30am-8:55am (Students must attend homeroom to be counted for attendance.)

 This year we will be opening our building before the start of school to reacclimate our students and our families to building, staff, and program. Here are some important dates and events to look for.

MMSA Special Education Bridge Program: August 16th-19th from 8:00am-11:00am

This year we will begin previewing with our special education students what our program is going to look like for the start of the 2021-2022 school year. 

Building Walkthrough: August 26th 8:00am-5:00pm

On August 26th we are opening our building all day to our students and their families. This is an opprotunity to walkthrough and see where all our your classes might be and to ask any questions of the building administrators and office staff.

New Student Orientation: August 26th 5:00pm-6:00pm

That evening we will host on New Student Orientation in the Auditorium. We will be covering all the information our new students, and their families, need to know for a success start to our school year. This year all students and their families are invited to attend if they feel they might need a refresher before the first day of school. 

Student Scheuldes Released: On August 2nd we will be releasing our student schedules. they will be available first online through Home Access and will be mailed out starting that week. 

Laptops: Please have your student bring their laptop with them to the first day of school fully charged. We will have IT on hand to exchange any older models and to troubleshoot any issues.

Uniforms: Students at MMSA will be required to wear the Harrisburg School District Uniform. 

  We know you must have a lot of questions and we want you to feel free to reach out to us when you need to. If you would like to speak to me directly my office hours for parents are every week day from 8:00am-9:00am or by appointment. I can be reached by:

Phone: 717-703-1402

Email: rjones1@hbgsd.us

Zoom: By appointment Only




Ryan Jones

MMSA Principal